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E. A. Wallis Budge

Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge was an English Egyptologist, Orientalist, and philologist who worked for the British Museum and published numerous works on the ancient Near East. He made numerous trips to Egypt and the Sudan on behalf of the British Museum to buy antiquities, and helped it build its collection of cuneiform tablets, manuscripts, and papyri. He published many books on Egyptology, helping to bring the findings to larger audiences. In 1920, he... Read More

BornErnest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge
27 July 1857
Bodmin, Cornwall, UK
Died23 November 1934 (aged 77)
London, UK
NationalityBritish
FieldsEgyptology, philology
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